As per available information from SCA, Please be guided that a Crude oil tanker ship (Deadweight 163,038)
Panama Flag, transiting the canal with Northbound convoy of May 11th as last ship on the convoy with draft on about 15.90 M., Grounded on the canal at 159 KM today on about 0850 HRS LT.
Suez Canal tugs got engaged immediately and still trying to re-afloat the ship till this moment.
No Damages information advised yet, delays for today’s Southbound convoy expected subject to refloating progress to clear the ship from grounding.
We will keep you updated in due course if any additional information released.